Ultrasound (US)-Guided Versus Sham Ultrasound Corticosteroid (CS) Knee Injections
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01032720|
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : December 15, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 8, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Osteoarthritis||Procedure: Ultrasound Procedure: Sham ultrasound||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||33 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Ultrasound-guided Versus Sham Ultrasound Corticosteroid Knee Injections|
|Study Start Date :||January 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||February 2012|
Experimental: Ultrasound-guided knee CS injection
Ultrasound will be used to image knee joint and guide needle for intra-articular knee CS injection.
Ultrasound will be used to image knee joint and guide needle for intra-articular corticosteroid injection.
Other Name: Sonosite
Sham Comparator: Sham Ultrasound knee CS injection
CS knee injection will be performed in the same method as the US-guided knee injection but the US machine will be turned off.
Procedure: Sham ultrasound
Knee CS injection will be performed in the same method as the US-guided injection except that the US machine will be turned off. Study patient will be unaware of whether US machine is on or off.
Other Name: Sonosite
- Compare the effectiveness of US-guided vs. sham US CS intra-articular knee injections as measured by a 10-point between groups difference in the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome score (KOOS). [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
- Compare the effectiveness of US-guided vs. sham US CS knee injections in reducing pain as measured by KOOS. [ Time Frame: 2, 6, and 8 weeks ]
- Compare the effectiveness of US-guided vs. sham US CS knee injections in improving self-reported lower extremity function. [ Time Frame: 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks ]
- Compare the effectiveness of US-guided vs. sham US CS knee injections in reducing the proportion of patients experiencing knee pain. [ Time Frame: 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks ]
- Compare the effectiveness of US-guided vs. sham US knee injections in reducing the use of co-therapies (acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and narcotics) [ Time Frame: 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks ]
- Examine whether body mass index, presence or absence of chronic widespread pain, radiographic severity, patient expectations, patient satisfaction, and dispositional optimism predict response to CS injections. [ Time Frame: 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01032720
|United States, Connecticut|
|West Haven Veteran's Administration Medical Center|
|West Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06516|
|Principal Investigator:||Liana Fraenkel, M.D.||VACHS; Yale University School of Medicine|